Nova Scotia Power’s revised scholarship program reflects company’s focus on diversity and inclusion

HALIFAX, NS – Nova Scotia Power is now accepting applications for its 2019 Scholarship & Bursary program. For decades, the company has proudly offered scholarships annually to students seeking higher education in a variety of educational programs across the province.

“We are excited to introduce some new scholarship categories this year which really reflect our company’s focus on diversity and inclusion,” said Sara Phinney, Vice President, Human Resources at Nova Scotia Power. “We believe in doing what we can to empower students to become leaders in their communities and to strengthen the future of our province.”

There are a total of 28 Nova Scotia Power scholarships and bursaries available each year to qualifying students enrolled in trades and degree programs. The newly revised categories now include: Emerging Leader; Mi’kmaq; Women in Trades, Engineering, Technology & Innovation; African Nova Scotian; and Nova Scotia Power Family.

Scholarships are awarded based on number of criteria, including demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and community leadership.

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